December 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ Tax and payments to governments are one of the most important sources of income for governments and play a vital role in enabling the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is through tax and payments to governments that companies, big and small, contribute to society.
Publication Encourages Low-Income Taxpayers to Claim Billions in Available Benefits
NEW YORK, January 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, Citi – in collaboration with nonprofit partners in eight states across the United States – released the Money Matters guide, which is a tool designed to raise awareness of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a refundable tax credit for low- and moderate-income working families.
The debate over climate change, unlike climate change itself, seems to be stuck. Let's see if we can get it moving.
The arguments are mainly over three issues: whether climate change exists, what casuses it, and what to do about it.
The first two questions are controversial but shouldn't be. And the third would generate honest debate even if there were agreement about the first two. But viable solutions to the crisis aren't hard to find.
Corporate Citizenship's research in identifying the different types of tax policy and implications of this debate for businesses
Tax is becoming a major issue in corporate responsibility that presents fundamental risks to multinationals. The traditional defence of compliance is dead; the distinction between evasion (illegal) and avoidance (lawful) has dissolved in the eyes of governments, NGOs and citizens. Politicians, campaign groups and the media have seized on tax as a topical issue in tough economic times. Companies such as British American Tobacco, McDonald’s and ExxonMobil have embraced new approaches to tax.
GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This post by Isabel Hilton discusses transparency in corporate tax affairs.